Monday morning at approximately 10 a.m., the RCMP received a complaint of an assault involving a firearm on Veterans Dr. in Pictou. The man fled from the scene where he was observed by RCMP entering a nearby business. He was taken in to custody without incident.
A loaded handgun was recovered at the business. A 31-year-old man from Pictou is facing multiple charges including Assault and weapons offences.
The victim of the assault, a 23-year-old woman, was not injured.
The investigation is continuing.